Crash Alert: East Austin collision causes rush-hour delays

AUSTIN, TX – Officials in Austin responded to a collision just east of downtown that caused major delays for motorists throughout Thursday evening’s rush-hour.

The incident occurred just after 6:00 p.m. near the intersection of Eastgate Road and Smith Road near downtown, according to the Austin – Travis County traffic report page. 

No injuries have been reported as a result of the collision. Although, the wreckage caused a significant delay for commuters during rush-hour.

Officials are still advising motorists to avoid the area as of Thursday night.

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